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The Leukemia Golf Classic Hosted by Redskin Brian Orakpo

On May 9, football and golf collide to bring you the Leukemia Golf Classic hosted by Washington Redskin Brian Orakpo.  Brian will be joined by fellow Redskins Lorenzo Alexander, D’Angelo Hall, London Fletcher and a number of other celebrity golfers and area business leaders.  At 10 am, golfers will begin teeing off at the beautiful Trump National Golf Club in Potomac Falls, Virginia, one of the area’s most prestigious courses with incredible views of the Potomac River.

Photo courtesy of Trump National.

For $1,500 per individual or $5,000 for a foursome, enjoy a day of golf, fun, and food while raising money to help the National Capital Area Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in its crucial fight against blood cancers.  The event ends with a post-round reception and silent auction at 4 pm, followed by dinner and an awards banquet.  Golfers will also have the opportunity to meet the tournament’s honored patient Brendan Kelly, a two-time leukemia survivor.

Download a registration form here or visit the LLS web site for more information.

Photo courtesy of the News Virginian

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is dedicated to beating blood cancers.  Their mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

WHEN: Monday, May 9, 2011

10:00 a.m. Registration
11:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
4:00 p.m. Reception & Silent Auction
5:00 p.m. Dinner & Awards Banquet  

WHERE:

Trump National Golf Club
20391 Lowes Island Boulevard
Potomac Falls, VA

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